The Sunflower County NAACP Branch #5333 and the Fresh Start organization are planning a peaceful protest/march TODAY beginning at 6 p.m. The route will start on Garrard Avenue behind Mount Beulah M.B. Church and will conclude on the steps of the Sunflower County Courthouse. The protest/march is in honor of the late George Floyd.
Lockard Elementary School announces Student Registration Dates for 2020-2021 School Year: 1st Grade - June 15 from 10a.m. to 2 p.m.; 2nd Grade - June 16 from 10a.m. to 2 p.m.; 3rd Grade - June 17 from 10a.m. to 2 p.m.; Kindergarten - June 18 from 10a.m. to 2 p.m. Verification needed for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade: 2 proofs of residency (from June or July) AND valid ID. Verification needed for Kindergarten: birth certificate AND Social Security card AND shot record AND 2 proofs of residency (from June or July) AND valid ID. PLEASE WEAR MASKS!
The Humphreys Co. / Sunflower Co. SWCD will be hosting several workshops this summer for teachers needing CEU credits. Each workshop offers 5 credits and is free. For more information contact Tammy Kitchens at 662-207-8264 or via email: email@example.com.
The Regions Foundation recently announced grant funding for 10 additional organizations that are helping small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus. The Regions Foundation is an Alabama-based nonprofit initiative of Regions Bank that supports community investments. One of the recipients receiving grant funding is CompuRecycling Center, Inc., located in Greenville. The nonprofit CompuRecycling Center, Inc. serves as a source of technical assistance for minority, women-owned and emerging businesses throughout the Mississippi Delta. The center is available for day-to-day assistance and counseling for clients whose operations have been affected by the coronavirus. Additionally, the center is working to connect businesses with information and options for contracting with local, state and federal agencies, where possible, during the crisis. For more information contact: Gene Finley, 662-335-2060, (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Ages 1 to 18. Monday through Friday.
Moorhead Library, 802 Johnny Russell Drive, Moorhead (4:30 p.m.)
Annie Mae Strong Community Building, 209 East Torrey Street, Sunflower (4:30 p.m.)
Coleman Building, 214 Front St., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Greater New Jerusalem, 1111 Garrard Ave., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Bethune Center, 1700 Bates Ave., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Neighborhood Facility Building, 702 Roosevelt St., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Rasberry United Methodist Church, 511 Roosevelt St., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Word of Life, 1108 Third Ave., Indianola (5:30 p.m.)
Indianola Community Fund
If you or your agency has not already made your donation to this worthy Indianola cause....donations are gratefully still being accepted. Please mail your donation to Indianola Community Fund, P. O. Box 151, Indianola, MS 38751.
B.B. King Museum Events
All programs and events at the museum are postponed until further notice.
The Sunflower County Consolidated School District will release a "Weekly Information Blast" every Wednesday morning in an effort to keep all stakeholders better informed of district announcements.
This blast and previous blasts will be able to be accessed on the following platforms: website (www.sunflower.k12.ms.us); Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TEAMSCCSD/); Twitter (@sccsd2); and it will be sent through SCCSD’s mass text system. If you have more specific questions, always feel free to contact your respective school, call the district office (662.887.4919), or email your question/concern to email@example.com.